How to Install or Uninstall netperfmeter Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 20, 2022

NetPerfMeter is a network performance meter for the UDP, TCP, MPTCP, SCTP and DCCP transport protocols over IPv4 and IPv6. It simultaneously transmits bidirectional flows to an endpoint and measures the resulting flow bandwidths and QoS. The results are written as vector and scalar files. The vector files can e.g. be used to create plots of the results. In this guide, I will show you ways to install netperfmeter Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for netperfmeter to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install netperfmeter on Ubuntu 22.04

Install netperfmeter Ubuntu 22.04

netperfmeter is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install netperfmeter using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these instructions to install netperfmeter on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install netperfmeter Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install netperfmeter

Install netperfmeter using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install netperfmeter by following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install netperfmeter Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install netperfmeter

Uninstall netperfmeter on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

You can uninstall netperfmeter on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove netperfmeter

If you want to uninstall netperfmeter and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge netperfmeter


In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install netperfmeter on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall netperfmeter too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.